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Canucks win in Miller's 1st game vs. Buffalo

Canucks win in Miller's 1st game vs. Buffalo

ESPN.com NHL.com Updated 50 minutes ago
Ryan Miller made 22 saves in his first game against his former team, and the Vancouver Canucks sent the Buffalo Sabres to their 14th straight regulation loss -- 5-2 on Friday night.
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  • Buffalo’s losing streak is awful, and don’t expect it to get be…

    Buffalo’s losing streak is awful, and don’t expect it to get better

    thehockeynews.com 10 hours ago
    The Buffalo Sabres have lost 13 in a row, and that’s not 13 in a row with an overtime or shootout loss sprinkled in. No, it’s 13 regulation losses in a row. And aside from a shot at a generational talent, there’s no reason to be hopeful for the rest of …
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  • Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make N…

    Separation between East’s have & have-not teams will make NHL trade deadline unique

    thehockeynews.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
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  • Johnny Gaudreau stays hot after all-star break in Flames' 4-1 w…

    Johnny Gaudreau stays hot after all-star break in Flames' 4-1 win over Sabres

    NHL.com Jan 28 (3 days ago)
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  • Sabres suspend Zadorov for missing practice

    Sabres suspend Zadorov for missing practice

    ESPN.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    The Buffalo Sabres have suspended rookie defenseman Nikita Zadorov for failing to report to the team on time following the NHL all-star break.
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  • Legendary Islander Clark Gillies: “The last thing on my hockey …

    Legendary Islander Clark Gillies: “The last thing on my hockey bucket list is to drink from the Stanley Cup one more time”

    thehockeynews.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    Scoring 304 goals and 663 points in his 872 games as an Islander – not to mention his 891 penalty minutes, Clark Gillies was a Hall of Fame power forward and core member of the Islanders dynasty teams of the 1980s. He added another 47 goals and 46 assis…
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  • Sabres' Zadorov suspended for missing practice

    Sabres' Zadorov suspended for missing practice

    NHL.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will suspend defenseman Nikita Zadorov, who missed today's practice, for failure to report to the team on time following the NHL All-Star break. "We anticipate Nikita joining the team at some point du...
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  • Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    thehockeynews.com Jan 26 (5 days ago)
    With the 2015 NHL All-Star Game now history and teams returning to action on Tuesday, the focus shifts toward the approaching NHL trade deadline on March 2. It’s expected trade activity will increase over the next five weeks as more clubs fall out of pl…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, Sabres, Oilers, and Senators…

    Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs, Kings, Sabres, Oilers, and Senators all prepared to make moves following break

    thehockeynews.com Jan 24 (7 days ago)
    Talk of the the Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings swapping toxic contracts by exchanging defenseman Dion Phaneuf and Mike Richards persists in the rumor mill. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman believes it could make sense for both clubs. He thinks t…
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  • Five players you can expect to be dealt after the All-Star brea…

    Five players you can expect to be dealt after the All-Star break

    In the salary cap era, trades before the All-Star break are becoming increasingly rare. But once the All-Star festivities come to an end and teams get back to business, the trade winds really start picking up. There are several players that have been he…
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  • Zac Rinaldo of Flyers ejected for brutal hit on Penguins’ Kris …

    Zac Rinaldo of Flyers ejected for brutal hit on Penguins’ Kris Letang (Video)

    yahoo.com Jan 20
    Zac Rinaldo, welcome back to the Department of Player Safety hearing room ... The Philadelphia Flyers forward, suspended four games last April for a head-shot on Buffalo Sabres defenseman Chad Ruhwedel, could earn a longer one for his illegal hit on Pit…
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  • Sabres reassign forwards Ellis, Varone to AHL

    Sabres reassign forwards Ellis, Varone to AHL

    NHL.com Jan 19
    Forwards Matt Ellis and Philip Varone were reassigned Monday by the Buffalo Sabres to Rochester of the American Hockey League. Ellis, 33 is scoreless in four NHL games this season. He has seven goals and 13 assists in 36 games with the American...
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  • NHL Capsules: DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals in…

    NHL Capsules: DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals in…

    NHL.com Jan 18
    DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg scored three goals in the third period to cap an impressive Detroit comeback, lifting the Red Wings to a 6-4 victory over Buffalo on Sunday night — the Sabres' 11th consecutive loss. It was the sixth career hat tri...
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  • Getting To Know: Clint Malarchuk

    Getting To Know: Clint Malarchuk

    Status: Former NHL goaltender from 1981-1992 for Quebec, Buffalo and Washington. Recently published an autobiography titled “The Crazy Game.” DOB: May 1, 1961 In: Grand Prairie, Alberta First Hockey Memory: “Was up north in Grand Prairie, Alberta, going…
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  • Sabres suffer 10th straight regulation loss

    Sabres suffer 10th straight regulation loss

    ESPN.com Jan 17
    Chris VandeVelde scored a third-period breakaway goal to help the Philadelphia Flyers snap a six-game road losing streak and send the Sabres to their 10th straight regulation defeat with a 4-3 victory at Buffalo on Saturday night.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Avalanche’s O’Reilly, Sabres’ Myers center of tr…

    Rumor Roundup: Avalanche’s O’Reilly, Sabres’ Myers center of trade talks

    The Colorado Avalanche’s struggles this season continue to provide fodder for trade rumors involving versatile forward Ryan O’Reilly, winner of the 2014 Lady Byng Trophy. It’s well known the Avalanche lack skilled blueline depth, which is reflected in t…
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  • NHL Capsules: BUFFALO, N.Y. - Devan Dubnyk stopped 18 shots for…

    NHL Capsules: BUFFALO, N.Y. - Devan Dubnyk stopped 18 shots for…

    NHL.com Jan 16
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Devan Dubnyk stopped 18 shots for his 10th career shutout in his Minnesota debut, Jason Pominville had three assists against his former team, and the Wild snapped a six-game skid with a 7-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday...
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  • Wild snap 6-game slide in Dubnyk's debut

    Wild snap 6-game slide in Dubnyk's debut

    ESPN.com Jan 15
    Wild snap 6-game skid in Dubnyk's debut: beat Sabres 7-0
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  • Wild's Ryan Suter suspended two games for elbow to head of Peng…

    Wild's Ryan Suter suspended two games for elbow to head of Penguins' Downie

    NHL.com Jan 14
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The NHL has suspended Minnesota Wild defenceman Ryan Suter two games for elbowing Pittsburgh Penguins forward Steve Downie in the head. Suter will miss Minnesota's game Thursday night in Buffalo against the Sabres and Saturday...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Phaneuf could be traded in off-season

    Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Phaneuf could be traded in off-season

    In the week since the Toronto Maple Leafs replaced coach Randy Carlyle on an interim basis with Peter Horachek, trade rumors continue to dog the club. Much of it centers upon Leafs star Phil Kessel, whose critics were out in full force last week. During…
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  • Video - 'SportCenter' Not Top Plays 02:16

    'SportCenter' Not Top Plays

    Jan 23
    Check out the worst plays from this past week, including LeBron James' air ball during a foul shot.
  • Video - Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half 03:08

    Top 10 NHL Plays Of The First Half

    Jan 22
    "SportsCenter" takes a look back at the top ten NHL plays of the season so far.
  • Video - Zetterberg's Hat Trick Fuels Red Wings 00:53

    Zetterberg's Hat Trick Fuels Red Wings

    Jan 18
    Henrik Zetterberg scored three third-period goals and the Red Wings handed the Sabres their 11th straight loss.
  • Video - Flyers Hand Sabres 10th Straight Loss 01:04

    Flyers Hand Sabres 10th Straight Loss

    Jan 17
    Mark Streit and Michael Raffl each scored for Philadelphia in its 4-3 win over Buffalo.

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